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Financial Analyst, Talent Finance


Stamford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Financial Analyst, Talent Finance

Jobid 23768-354237

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 30927BR

**Job Title** Financial Analyst, Talent Finance

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NBC Sports Group:

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 12 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 90 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2020 Summer Games will have presented a total of 17 Olympic Games and 11 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.

**Career Level** Entry-Level

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford


Role Purpose

The Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the day-to-day management of Talent Finance, including payment, tracking, budgeting, and forecasting. This position will report to the Director, Talent and Remote Production Finance.


+ Process weekly talent payroll – including preparation of payroll forms, updating submission log, and sending weekly email updates

+ Own accounts payable responsibilities for foreign talent and Talent Department: accurately code invoices, coordinate approvals, update operators and team members, and work with vendors as needed

+ Maintain talent database and files

+ Prepare quarterly AFTRA submissions

+ Engage as main point of contact with Talent Dept. to answer payment questions, prepare ad hoc reporting, assist with various research projects, etc. on a daily basis

+ Assist with quarterly closing process: journal entries, variance analysis, and post close financial reporting

+ Assist with maintaining and updating Talent Department budget


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

+ Minimum two (2) year's hands-on accounting experienceAdditional Qualifications

+ Excellent computer and analysis skills, particularly in Excel

+ Strong communication skillsEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experience with SAP, BPC, and BW preferred

+ Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, in order to liaise with various internal and external professionals

+ Background in accounting and close cycles

+ Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across the organization

+ Demonstrated attention to detail

+ Strong work ethic and follow through

+ Ability to effectively manage priorities and deadlines

+ Confident, accountable and solution focused

+ Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation and leadership

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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